Inchcape took over Bentley Motor Group’s Toyota and Citroën sites in Warrington, adding 70 people to the AM100 group’s workforce.
He reopened the business as Inchcape Toyota Warrington on July 1. AM is awaiting confirmation that the neighboring Citroën dealership should reopen separately.
The agreement expands Inchcape’s Toyota dealership network to nine and reinforces a strong relationship with the Japanese brand, which in 2019 purchased Inchcape’s fleet solutions in a £100m deal.
David Graham, Director of Retail Operations, Inchcape UK, said: “It is a pleasure to welcome new colleagues to Inchcape, who bring with them a wealth of expertise having done a fantastic job over the years.
“Having represented Toyota as an Official Partner for many years, we pride ourselves on providing high standards of customer service.”
He said customers can expect to be greeted on site by the same familiar faces they knew from dealing with Bentley.
“I have no doubt that they will be a tremendous asset to our customers in Warrington and to our business as a whole, and our valued customers can be assured that Inchcape is committed to providing the highest levels of service and support. to customers.”
The acquisition comes as Inchcape’s 10th used car site under its Bravoauto brand opened in Crewe, retailing stock of all brands with a 12-month warranty and breakdown cover. breakdown plus a 21 day money back guarantee.
This business is in the former home of an independent Motorsave dealership, which Inchcape also acquired, saving six jobs and creating four more.
Inchcape is rapidly building the Bravoauto network, with earlier openings in Stoke-On-Trent and Guildford last month, as it targets 20 locations selling quality used cars.